business owner resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Highly motivated professional with 20 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients, while managing administrative and sales duties. Applies business knowledge, and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals.

  • Business Planning
  • Employee Training
  • Relationship Building
  • Sales Strategics
  • Hiring and Onboarding
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Administrative Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Customer Service Management
  • Sales Tracking
  • Staff Development
  • Goal Setting
  • Customer Service
  • Staff Recruitment and Hiring
  • Team Building Leadership
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Team Development
  • Service Oriented
08/2012 to Current Business Owner Tenneco Automotive | Lansing, MI,
  • Reconciled daily sales and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Used strong issue resolution and communication skills to cultivate and strengthen lasting client relationships.
  • Created effective business plans to focus strategic decisions on long-term objectives.
  • Implemented successful business strategies to increase revenue and target new markets.
  • Appraised inventory levels on frequent basis, ordering new merchandise to keep quantities well-stocked.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Reviewed financial statements and sales or activity reports to measure productivity or goal achievement.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Formed and sustained strategic relationships with clients.
  • Promoted and marketed business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity, expand brand awareness, attract new customers and generate revenue.
06/2006 to 02/2008 Staffing Recruiter Harris County | Various Locations, TX,
  • Reviewed employment applications and job orders to match applicants with job requirements.
  • Searched for qualified job candidates using computer databases, media advertisements or employee referrals.
  • Explained job duties, compensation and benefits to potential candidates.
  • Developed recruitment strategies to achieve required staffing levels for assigned requisitions.
  • Conducted exit interviews and completed employment termination paperwork.
  • Advertised and promoted open positions using social media and digital marketing procedures.
  • Sourced, qualified and conducted screening interviews with job candidates.
  • Reviewed employment applications, candidate backgrounds, skills, compensation needs and other qualifications.
  • Scheduled and conducted new employee orientations.
  • Informed job applicants of duties and responsibilities, compensation and benefits.
  • Interviewed job applicants to obtain information on work history, education or job skills.
  • Prepared and maintained employment records using human resources management system software.
  • Hired employees and processed hiring-related paperwork.
  • Selected qualified job applicants or referred to managers to make hiring recommendations.
  • Created and maintained positive relationships with hiring managers and HR business partners.
01/2004 to 06/2006 Assistant Branch Manager Enterprise Rent-A-Car | City, STATE,
  • Verified cash by balancing cash drawers and maintaining cash count records.
  • Assigned duties to employees and examined work for accuracy, neatness and timeliness.
  • Boosted customer base, acquiring new customers and identifying needs to deliver relevant products.
  • Trained and mentored highly effective teams to meet corporate service standards.
  • Supervised branch personnel and operations in absence of branch manager, keeping operations and workflows running smoothly.
  • Monitored daily operations and supported Branch Manager in necessary duties.
  • Worked cross-functionally to plan and establish branch goals, supporting strategic objectives.
  • Built strong rapport with new and existing clients to better serve financial needs and promote branch loyalty.
  • Established and built customer relationships through targeted outreach and initiatives.
  • Supervised ten branch team members and provided management.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2004 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration And Management Florida Institute of Technology , Melbourne, FL GPA:
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Graduated cum laude

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School Attended

  • Florida Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner
  • Staffing Recruiter
  • Assistant Branch Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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